Student Guided Campus Tours
Campus tours are offered Monday through Friday and select Saturdays with varying tour times. Please visit the link above for our complete tour schedule including tour times and dates we are closed due to holidays.
Campus tours generally last approximately 90 minutes. Please keep this in mind when scheduling interviews or other visits on campus. The tour is a walking tour provided rain or shine. Please take note of the weather conditions for appropriate dress and weather essentials (umbrellas!). For University closings and delays please call (860) 768-4100 the morning of your tour. You may also visit our website at: hartford.edu for these announcements.
The campus tour visits the library, cafeteria, a freshmen dorm room, the sports center, and a classroom. Please feel free to explore our campus after the tour to visit other campus resources. If you have mobility concerns please contact our office prior to your visit at: (800) 947-4303.
College Specific Tours
The Hartt specific tour will include a general campus tour by a student enrolled in the Hartt School, a tour of the Hartt academic facilities, and an information session by a Hartt representative.
The Art specific tour will include a general campus tour by a student enrolled in the Art School, a tour of the Art academic facilities, and an information session by an Art representative.
The Engineering specific tour will include a general campus tour by a student enrolled in the Engineering School, a tour of the Engineering academic facilities, and an information session by a Engineering representative.
The Education specific tour will include a general campus tour by a student enrolled in the Education School, and a tour of the elementary magnet school on campus.
If you would like to bring a group of high school students to visit our campus please call (800) 947-4303 to arrange a group tour. Please note group tours are scheduled Monday through Friday during our office hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm.
Students interested in the Hartt School, the Hartford Art School, or the College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture may contact their prospective college’s admission office or recruiter for additional information or interview.
The Hartt School - (860) 768-4465 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hartford Art School - (860) 768-4827
College of Engineering, Technology & Architecture - (860) 768-4446
You can schedule a tour online or by calling (800) 947-4303.
The Office of Admission and Student Financial Assistance is open Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm. Admission interviews may be scheduled at 9:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm, or 3:30pm. These informational interviews provide an opportunity for students and parents to speak with an admission counselor regarding admission requirements, academic programs, student life, etc. Our counselors are also able to answer any financial assistance questions you may have. Interviews are encouraged but are not a required part of the admissions process. Many prospective students also schedule a student-guided tour while visiting the campus for an interview. To schedule an interview call the admission office at (800) 947-4303 or (860) 768-4296.
Overnight Host Program
The overnight host program is a great opportunity to show prospective students the academic and social atmosphere of the University of Hartford. As an overnight guest, you will be able to visit a class, take a tour of campus, eat in the university dining facilities, and meet current students. To participate in the fall semester, prospective students have to have applied to the University of Hartford. Overnights are held Monday-Thursday nights. Students generally arrive at 6 pm and stay until about noon the following day. The overnight program will be held from Monday, November 1st until Thursday, December 9th for the fall semester. Please schedule your visit at least two weeks in advance. All necessary paperwork must be completed and returned to the Admission Office no later than two days before your scheduled visit. You can register for the overnight program online or by contacting the Office of Admission at (800) 947-4303.
The Shadow Program
Thank you for your interest in the Shadow Program! The Shadow Program is currently full for the semester. It normally runs from February-April on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Participants must be accepted students. During your visit, you will attend a class and eat lunch with your host student. Registrations will begin again in January of 2011. Please check back then for more information!